Dr. Vandana Janeja

Professor and Chair,

Information Systems Department,

University of Maryland, Baltimore County


ITE 404G, 1000 Hilltop Circle

Baltimore, MD, 21250, USA

                                         Email: vjaneja ‘at’ umbc ‘dot’ edu


Lab: https://mdata.umbc.edu/






























Short Biography

Vandana Janeja is Professor and Chair of the Information Systems department at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). She heads the MData lab at UMBC. 


She is member of the UMBC ADVANCE Executive committee focusing on diversity in STEM and is a member of the ADVANCE leadership cohort (2020-2021). She is a UMBC innovation fellow (2020-2022) advancing the ideas of including ethics in data science. She is also serving as an expert at NSF supporting data science activities in the CISE directorate (2018-present). She served as AAAS S&TP fellow in the Office of the Assistant Director in the Directorate of Computer Information Systems and Engineering (CISE) at NSF (2017-2018). During the fellowship, she helped with the visioning and coordination of cross directorate activities for Harnessing the Data Revolution Big Idea at NSF including Data Science Corps and Open Knowledge Network among others and, related activities in the CISE directorate including Cloud Access.


Her research is in the area of data science with a focus on data heterogeneity across multiple domain datasets. She has published in various refereed conferences such as ACM SIGKDD, SIAM Data Mining, IEEE ICDM, IEEE ISI and journals such as IEEE TKDE, DMKD, KAIS and IDA. Her research has been funded through federal, state and private organizations including NSF, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, MD State Highway Administration, CISCO. She holds a Ph.D. in Information Technology from Rutgers University. She completed her MBA from Rutgers University and MS in Computer Science from New Jersey Institute of Technology.


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